39 days in Mauritania Itinerary

39 days in Mauritania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Trarza Region
— 8 nights
2
Chinguetti
— 9 nights
3
Ouadane
— 8 nights
4
Nouakchott
— 11 nights

8
nights
Trarza Region

Trarza Region ©
Trarza is a region in southwest Mauritania. Trarza Region is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's extreme beauty at Mauritania Sahara.

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Toronto, Canada to Trarza Region is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Trarza Region. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Chinguetti.

Things to do in Trarza Region

Nature · Parks
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Mauritania Sahara ©
Mauritania Sahara

9
nights
Chinguetti

Chinguetti ©
Chinguetti is a ksar or a Berber medieval trading center in northern Mauritania, located on the Adrar Plateau east of Atar.Founded in the 13th century as the center of several trans-Saharan trade routes, this small city continues to attract a handful of visitors who admire its spare architecture, scenery and ancient libraries. When in Chinguetti, make a side trip to see Terjit Oasis in Atar, approximately Atar away. It doesn't end there: get advice or help at Bibliotheque Habott and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinguetti Mosque.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chinguetti road trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Trarza Region to Chinguetti with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to Ouadane.

Things to do in Chinguetti

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Terjit Oasis
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Terjit Oasis ©
Terjit Oasis
Bibliotheque Habott ©
Bibliotheque Habott
Chinguetti Mosque ©
Chinguetti Mosque

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nights
Ouadane

Ouadane ©
Ouadane or Wādān is a small town in the desert region of central Mauritania, situated on the southern edge of the Adrar Plateau, 93 km northeast of Chinguetti. Ouadane is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Ouadane day trip site.

Traveling by car from Chinguetti to Ouadane takes 2.5 hours. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Nouakchott.

Things to do in Ouadane

Historic Sites
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nights
Nouakchott

Nouakchott ©
Nouakchott, which means "place of the winds" in Berber language, serves as the capital and largest city of Mauritania, and one of the largest cities in the Sahara.
Nouakchott is known for parks, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Plage de Nouakchott, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haye Mohamedia Mosque, browse the range of quality goods at Marche Turc, and take a leisurely stroll along Port de Peche.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nouakchott day trip planner.

Drive from Ouadane to Nouakchott in 8.5 hours. December in Nouakchott sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will leave for home on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Nouakchott

Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Galerie Zeinart ©
Galerie Zeinart
Plage de Nouakchott ©
Plage de Nouakchott
Port de Peche ©
Port de Peche